The Europa League 2017/18(Use the SF thread to discuss the current match)

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    Scorpy Absolutely crapping it and loving it!

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    Freiburg about to go out as well. Would be extremely embarrassing.

    Same for Braga, but they still have time to turn it around.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    :lol:

    Arka and Lech go out tonight. Shame for Arka, they really gave their best against Midgetland but scored an OG today and lost the second goal that put Midtjylland ahead on agg around 93rd minute or so. Lech are a bunch of losers so feck them. Hope Legia go out next week too.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    Wins for Maccabi and Domzale.
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    Andycoleno9 Full Member

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    Your nickname:lol:
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    Markolan Full Member

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    Several surprises up to now: PSV Eindhoven, Freiburg, Bordeaux and Gent unexpectedly eliminated.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    Somewhere in the North London you can hear the corks popping.
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    Peyroteo Professional Ronaldo PR Guy

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    2011 finalists Braga go through with a last minute goal

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    Fully Fledged Full Member

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    If you take it seriously it's a really good tournament to play in.
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    Xadas is a joy to watch, Abel needs to play him more.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    Yeah, you have teams who used to play in the Champions League here.
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    Peyroteo Professional Ronaldo PR Guy

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    He's so good. Hopefully we get to see him in green and white in a couple of years.
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    Markolan Full Member

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    Everton get Hajduk Split
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    Does everton want to play in EL or they will try "to avoid that pain"?
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Bilbao got Panathinaikos. First leg away 17th August, then first league game is at home I presume on the Sunday then 2nd leg at home 24th August.
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    No Idea For Nickname Full Member

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    Rooney doing Hollywood passes in my hometown, hehe. Think I might go and watch that one.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Suppose it depends if manager thinks they have a chance of Top 4. It might be a bit like us, if they get detached in the league they will throw everything into the EL basket.
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    Domžale are very unlucky with the draw again. Freiburg in last round and now on to Marseille.

    Shkëndija (MKD) v Milan (ITA)
    Vardar (MKD) v Fenerbahçe (TUR)
    Ajax (NED) v Rosenborg (NOR)
    Osijek (CRO) v Austria Wien (AUT)
    Crvena zvezda (SRB) v Krasnodar (RUS)
    Altach (AUT) v M. Tel-Aviv (ISR)
    BATE (BLR) v Olexandriya (UKR)
    Club Brugge (BEL) v AEK (GRE)
    Marítimo (POR) v Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)
    Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) v Skënderbeu (ALB)
    Ludogorets (BUL) v Suduva (LTU)
    Panathinaikos (GRE) v Athletic (ESP)
    Apollon (CYP) v Midtjylland (DEN)
    Domžale (SVN) v Marseille (FRA)
    Partizan (SRB) v Videoton (HUN)
    FH (ISL) v Braga (POR)
    Everton (ENG) v Hajduk Split (CRO)
    Utrecht (NED) v Zenit (RUS)
    Legia (POL) v Sheriff (MDA)
    Viitorul (ROU) v Salzburg (AUT)
    Plzeň (CZE) v AEK Larnaca (CYP)
    PAOK (GRE) v Östersund (SWE)
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    Hmm, I would like to see him developing at Braga at least 2 years, and he is a Mendes player, Salvador will sell him by a lot of money to a foreign club, I even have the crazy idea that he has more potential than Neves or Sanches.

    Unfortunately we need to develop our own players, by the way if feckin JJ cannot beat Steaua better for him to start thinking leaving the club, no excuses this time, he is the most lucky guy in the world. :lol:
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    You really are a Bilbao fan?
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    serxyo New Member

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    Incredible what happend yesterday in Domzale vs Freiburg. Whole Slovenia was cheering for Domzale and they made it. Well deserved 2:0 win against much bigger club, last season they went out of EL because of one goal difference against West Ham.

    Now they got the biggest team to beat, again. Olympique Marsielle, I was praying for it to happen to be honest, even though I want Domzale to go in Europa League group stage. The only reason for that is of course Patrice Evra comming to Slovenia and I can't wait to see him. I think I'll make a banner for him and hopefully I get a chance to take a picture with him or get his jeresey :D
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    I've adopted them, just to be different I suppose.
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    serxyo New Member

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    Oh, and Hajduk Split will play against Everton, thats about 300 km away from where I live, but I might go there just to see Wazza and Schneiderlin play
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    Good taste, a historic club, strong identity, only Basque players, will never forget the 2 matches under Bielsa against United, it was a tsunami of football at Old Trafford by El Loco, unfortunately it was not so funny for my club in the semis, anyway, lets see if they will adapt well now without Valverde.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    I think the uncertainty about Valverde impacted on their season. Every press conference players and manager were being asked about what was happening regarding Barcelona. Hopefully it will be more settled this season.
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    Any new player coming from their academy?
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    I know they have brought a couple up from Bilbao Athletic. I know they wanted the lad who has gone to Newcastle on loan from Dortmund. That is a disappointment as their policy make their pool of players a lot smaller than other clubs.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    The playoffs starts today with Utrecht-Zenit.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    0-0 at HT.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    Zenit lose.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    Panathinaikos-Athletic Bilbao and Ajax-Rosenborg should be interesting today.
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    Ikon Full Member

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    I'm not ashamed to say that I like the Europa League.

    It makes a change to see and play clubs that you wouldn't normally encounter, and a number of them were some of the most well known clubs in Europe when I was a lad in the 70's & 80's. Ajax, Hadjuk Split, Anderlecht, St Etienne etc..,

    It's also far more unpredictable than the Champions League, which gives it an added excitement.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    Yeah, i do agree. About time we prove something different.
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Agreed, it's a shame it carries a stigma of being a "poor" competition, I really enjoyed our run to the final. Winning it gave me no less joy than a CL final victory TBH, it felt like it meant just as much at the time.
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    Ikon Full Member

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    Personally, I think Arsenal should go all out to win it.
    It's the UEFA cup, and its qualification to Champions League group stage.

    For a club of Arsenal's history, it's long overdue to win a European competition.
    One Cup Winners Cup back in 1994 is really a poor record for a club of Arsenal's reputation.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    Always said we should go all gun blazing for it. We fecking need to win an european trophy.
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    Antisocial Has a Sony home cinema

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    Seems the Everton game isn't on BT Sport tonight - anyone any idea why?
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    its being livestreamed on everton's youtube channel
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    Antisocial Has a Sony home cinema

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    Didn't know that, thanks!
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    SwansonsTache incontinent sexual deviant & German sausage lover

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    Gonna watch Ajax - Rosenborg out of sheer desperation for some football.

    Hope Ajax twat the bastards.
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    I didn't know the Almighty Lord Bendtner played for Rosenborg.